A Lafayette motorcyclist was killed Sunday evening in a single-vehicle crash in the 700 block of Breaux Road, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

Gerald Cormier, 49, was thrown from the 2006 Honda motorcycle around 7 p.m. after he failed to make a turn and drove off the roadway, spokesman Capt. Craig Stansbury said. Cormier died on the scene.

The accident’s cause is under investigation, Stansbury said.

Man booked in rapes of two young girls, under age 10

A Krotz Springs man arrested Thursday is accused of raping two girls under the age of 10, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office said.

Robert Nall Jr., 27, was booked on two counts of aggravated rape and one count of oral sexual battery after the girls’ mother lodged a report against him Dec. 2, spokesman Sgt. Clay Higgins said in a news release.

Nall is being held in the St. Landry Parish Jail.

Man surrenders in Dec. 18 rape, beating at truck stop

An Opelousas man wanted in the Dec. 18 rape and attack of a woman at a Grand Coteau truck stop surrendered Friday evening, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office said.

After a manhunt from Grand Coteau to Opelousas and Lafayette, 25-year-old Jamal Scott James, 136 Ti Sem Road, was booked around 6 p.m. on one count each of attempted first-degree murder and aggravated rape, Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Clay Higgins said in a news release.

Authorities implicated James in the crime based on surveillance footage and physical evidence processed at the crime scene, in which a woman was found raped and beaten around 9:45 p.m. that Thursday inside the Beau Chene Truck Stop off Interstate 49, Higgins said. The victim’s condition has not been disclosed.

Deputies seek information on Amelia armed robbery

Authorities are investigating a Sunday armed robbery at a store on the La. 182 Frontage Road in Amelia, the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office said.

The perpetrator stole about $150 cash from the Family Dollar store around 3:30 p.m. while holding the clerk at gunpoint, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Traci Landry said in a news release. No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 384-1622 or (337) 828-1960 or email crimewatch@stmaryso.com.

Police release video of Whitney Bank ATM arson

Authorities on Monday released a surveillance image of a man accused of torching an ATM at Whitney Bank in the 2400 block of West Pinhook Road.

The man appears in the bank’s surveillance image on Dec. 10 “with the torch in hand,” trying to gain entry to the machine, Lafayette Police spokesman Cpl. Paul Mouton said in a news release.

The ATM was visibly damaged, but the criminal did not get away with any cash, Mouton said.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call the Lafayette Police Department or the anonymous Crime Stoppers tip line at (337) 232-TIPS.

Lafayette booking log

Arrests posted Dec. 22, 2014, on the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s web site:

Ashley E. Albert: 22, of the 500 block of West Pont Des Mouton Road, Lafayette. She was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Chester J. Alexander: 56, of the 200 block of Pearl Street, Lafayette. He was booked on hold for St. Martin Parish.

Paden Alleman: 29, of the 200 block of Petrus Drive, Broussard. He was booked on careless driving; misdemeanor hit-and-run driving; and misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Bashiri Jarvis Celestine: 22, of the 100 block of Doiron Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on three counts of warrant/bench warrant.

Patrice Chaisson: 38, of the 100 block of East Gilman Road, Lafayette. She was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated; and speeding.

Robert Dametris Cormier: 38, of the 100 block of Jay Road, Carencro. He was booked on domestic abuse aggravated assault.

Jermaine Rashad Duchane: 27, of Moss Street, Lafayette. He was booked on failure to secure a driver’s license; failure to use turn signal; and resisting an officer.

Wilmer Omar Gonzales: 24, of the 400 block of Heidi Circle, Scott. He was booked on driver must be licensed; misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated; and misdemeanor reckless operation of a vehicle.

Agnes Ann Guidry: 21, of the 200 block of Dear Street, Lafayette. She was booked on interfering with a law enforcement investigation.

Ryan Rashad Kinnerson: 27, of the 8900 block of La. 190, Opelousas. He was booked on careless operation; hold for St. Landry Parish; misdemeanor hit-and-run driving; misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated; and possession of alcoholic beverages in a vehicle.

Clifton Patrick Ledet: 57, of the 100 block of Marie Street, Lafayette. He was booked on distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule II narcotics and prohibited activities (drug paraphernalia).

Jourdan Louis: 24, of the 300 block of Blue Wing Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on disturbing the peace.

Rena Celeste Meche: 30, of the 6300 block of Andrus Road, Maurice. She was booked on careless operation; distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule II narcotics; distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule IV narcotics; felony possession of marijuana; and prohibited activities (drug paraphernalia).

Samantha Stelly Quebedeaux: 40, of the 300 block of Amesbury Drive, Lafayette. She was booked on aggravated assault; 10 counts for St. Martin Parish; and misdemeanor domestic abuse battery.

Cody R. Stevens: 29, of the 2000 block of Allen Road, Maurice. He was booked on felony theft and three counts of simple battery.

Dale Brandon Thomas: 32, of the 400 block of Marigny Circle, Duson. He was booked on two counts of warrant/bench warrant.

Shawn Tolliver: 21, of the 2100 block of Edia Street, Maurice. He was booked on distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule IV narcotics; having open glass containers; and misdemeanor illegal carrying of weapons.

Robert Joseph Trahan Jr.: 46, of the 100 block of South Orange Street, Lafayette. He was booked on distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule II narcotics.

Kirkland Rogers Trahan: 27, of the 400 block of Portlock Street, Lafayette. He was booked on simple criminal damage to property.

Brandon Williams: 38, of the 4300 block of Martin Street, New Iberia. He was booked on misdemeanor domestic abuse battery and misdemeanor domestic abuse (child endangerment).

Dequanta Roland Zachary: 20, of the 500 block of Marigny Circle, Duson. He was booked on attempted first-degree murder.